Precalculus 1st edition

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David H. Collingwood, K. David Prince and Matthew M. Conroy
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  • Chapter 1: Warming Up
    • 1.1: Units and Rates
    • 1.2: Total Change = Rate x Time
    • 1.3: The Modeling Process
    • 1: Problems (12)

  • Chapter 2: Imposing Coordinates
    • 2.1: The Coordinate System
    • 2.2: Three Features of a Coordinate System
    • 2.3: A Key Step in all Modeling Problems
    • 2.4: Distance
    • 2: Problems (9)

  • Chapter 3: Three Simple Curves
    • 3.1: The Simplest Lines
    • 3.2: Circles
    • 3.3: Intersecting Curves I
    • 3: Summary
    • 3: Problems (6)

  • Chapter 4: Linear Modeling
    • 4.1: The Earning Power Problem
    • 4.2: Relating Lines and Equations
    • 4.3: Non-vertical Lines
    • 4.4: General Lines
    • 4.5: Lines and Rate of Change
    • 4.6: Back to the Earning Power Problem
    • 4.7: What's Needed to Build a Linear Model?
    • 4.8: Linear Application Problems
    • 4.9: Perpendicular and Parallel Lines
    • 4.10: Intersecting Curves II
    • 4.11: Uniform Linear Motion
    • 4: Summary
    • 4: Problems (11)

  • Chapter 5: Functions and Graphs
    • 5.1: Relating Data, Plots and Equations
    • 5.2: What is a Function?
    • 5.3: The Graph of a Function
    • 5.4: The Vertical Line Test
    • 5.5: Linear Functions
    • 5.6: Profit Analysis
    • 5: Problems (9)

  • Chapter 6: Graphical Analysis
    • 6.1: Visual Analysis of a Graph
    • 6.2: Circles and Semicircles
    • 6.3: Multipart Functions
    • 6: Problems (12)

  • Chapter 7: Quadratic Modeling
    • 7.1: Parabolas and Vertex Form
    • 7.2: Completing the Square
    • 7.3: Interpreting the Vertex
    • 7.4: Quadratic Modeling Problems
    • 7.5: What's Needed to Build a Quadratic Model?
    • 7: Summary
    • 7: Problems (17)

  • Chapter 8: Composition
    • 8.1: The Formula for a Composition
    • 8.2: Domain, Range, etc. for a Composition
    • 8: Problems (6)

  • Chapter 9: Inverse Functions
    • 9.1: Concept of an Inverse Function
    • 9.2: Graphical Idea of an Inverse
    • 9.3: Inverse Functions
    • 9.4: Trying to Invert a Non one-to-one Function
    • 9: Summary
    • 9: Problems (11)

  • Chapter 10: Exponential Functions
    • 10.1: Functions of Exponential Type
    • 10.2: The Functions y=Aobx
    • 10.3: Piano Frequency Range
    • 10: Problems (6)

  • Chapter 11: Exponential Modeling
    • 11.1: The Method of Compound Interest
    • 11.2: The Number e and the Exponential Function
    • 11: Problems (4)

  • Chapter 12: Logarithmic Functions
    • 12.1: The Inverse Function of y=ex
    • 12.2: Alternate form for functions of exponential type
    • 12.3: The Inverse Function of y=bx
    • 12.4: Measuring the Loudness of Sound
    • 12: Problems (10)

  • Chapter 13: Three Construction Tools
    • 13.1: A Low-tech Exercise
    • 13.2: Reflection
    • 13.3: Shifting
    • 13.4: Dilation
    • 13.5: Vertex Form and Order of Operations
    • 13.6: Summary of Rules
    • 13: Problems (7)

  • Chapter 14: Rational Functions
    • 14.1: Modeling with Linear-to-linear Rational Functions
    • 14: Summary
    • 14: Problems (8)

  • Chapter 15: Measuring an Angle
    • 15.1: Standard and Central Angles
    • 15.2: An Analogy
    • 15.3: Degree Method
    • 15.4: Radian Method
    • 15.5: Areas of Wedges
    • 15.6: Great Circle Navigation
    • 15: Summary
    • 15: Problems (6)

  • Chapter 16: Measuring Circular Motion
    • 16.1: Different ways to measure Cosmo's speed
    • 16.2: Different Ways to Measure Circular Motion
    • 16.3: Music Listening Technology
    • 16.4: Belt and Wheel Problems
    • 16: Problems (7)

  • Chapter 17: The Circular Functions
    • 17.1: Sides and Angles of a Right Triangle
    • 17.2: The Trigonometric Ratios
    • 17.3: Applications
    • 17.4: Circular Functions
    • 17.5: What About Other Circles?
    • 17.6: Other Basic Circular Function
    • 17: Problems (11)

  • Chapter 18: Trigonometric Functions
    • 18.1: Easy Properties of Circular Functions
    • 18.2: Identities
    • 18.3: Graphs of Circular Functions
    • 18.4: Trigonometric Functions
    • 18: Problems (4)

  • Chapter 19: Sinusoidal Functions
    • 19.1: A special class of functions
    • 19.2: Examples of sinusoidal behavior
    • 19: Summary
    • 19: Problems (9)

  • Chapter 20: Inverse Circular Functions
    • 20.1: Solving Three Equations
    • 20.2: Inverse Circular Functions
    • 20.3: Applications
    • 20.4: How to solve trigonometric equations
    • 20: Summary
    • 20: Problems (10)

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Chapter 2: Imposing Coordinates
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Chapter 3: Three Simple Curves
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Chapter 4: Linear Modeling
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Chapter 5: Functions and Graphs
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Chapter 6: Graphical Analysis
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Chapter 7: Quadratic Modeling
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Chapter 8: Composition
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Chapter 9: Inverse Functions
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Chapter 10: Exponential Functions
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Chapter 11: Exponential Modeling
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Chapter 12: Logarithmic Functions
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Chapter 13: Three Construction Tools
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Chapter 14: Rational Functions
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Chapter 15: Measuring an Angle
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Chapter 17: The Circular Functions
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Chapter 18: Trigonometric Functions
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Chapter 20: Inverse Circular Functions
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